FW: 10/28/2004 Daily Report from The Chronicle of Higher Education
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* THE PRESIDENT AND CEO of the Association of Community College
Trustees will step down next September when his contract
expires, a resignation that sources close to the board say
was forced by the association's Board of Directors.
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* IN A DISCOVERY that stunned the world of paleoanthropology,
researchers announced today that a hitherto unknown species
of hobbit-size human beings lived in Indonesia for tens of
thousands of years, up until the end of the last ice age --
an extremely recent time by evolutionary standards.
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LIVE DISCUSSION TODAY: COMMUNITY COLLEGES
In some ways, community colleges are enjoying an unprecedented
moment in the national spotlight, yet when it comes to society
at large, the institutions get little respect. A special report
in The Chronicle this week examines the colleges' successes and
the problems they face. Join us for a live, online discussion of
the issues raised in the articles today at 1 p.m., U.S.
Eastern time. Advance questions and comments are welcome and may
be posted now.
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HIGHLIGHTS FROM THIS WEEK'S CHRONICLE
PURPOSE AND PRESTIGE: The identity and stature of America's
1,200 community and technical colleges are in flux. Join us
today in Colloquy Live for a live discussion of the issues
raised in this article.
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